Category Archives: Coldharbour Lane

Remembering Brian Haw on Loughborough Junction billboard

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Barney’s Cafe, old advertising signs spruced up

The old Bristol tipped and Woodbine cigarette advertising signs at Barney’s Cafe in Loughborough Junction have had a really good clean up by the builders refitting for a new restaurant. Barney’s was latterly known as Joel’s Barney’s Cafe.

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Bob Marley mural inside Loughborough Junction furniture warehouse

Following the closure of the Furniture warehouse on the corner of Coldharbour Lane and Hinton Road, work is being undertaken in the warehouse section behind the shop. This mural of Bob Marley is high up on the dividing wall.

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David Greig – the sign returns

David Greig – the Sign returns The old presumed lost David Greig shop sign at Coldharbour Lane makes a spectactular return, cleaned and restored. Located at 232 Coldharbour Lane, it was the home of David Greig Butchers. Well done to … Continue reading

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New Planters for Loughborough junction

In the last few days, some lovely new planters have appeared in Loughborough Junction, just by the entrance to Loughborough Junction railway station. A collaboration between Loughborough Junction Action Group, Father Nature and Poroban. https://www.poroban.com/lj-greenlink

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Coldharbour Lane by Kimball Bumstead

This painting titled Coldharbour Lane by Kimball Bumstead, painted in 2019 https://www.kimbalbumstead.com/  

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233 Coldharbour Lane, or as we know it today, Loco

For many years now, 233 Coldharbour Lane has been open as a mini supermarket named Loco. This store is opposite the Tesco store which took over the Warrior pub after it closed, I think,  in 2002,  having been open since … Continue reading

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Rock Steady Eddies by Ed Gray

Rock Steady Eddies Camberwell “Full English” by Ed Gray. Painted 2006. http://www.edgrayart.com/ Just a note: the cook in the painting is Sal , Eddies brother. Eddie is his time was a local champion arm wrestler.

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VS Pritchett , a brief stay as a child in Loughborough Junction

VS Pritchett was a prolific writer with novels, short stories, biography, literary criticism and travel writing. He was born in 1900 and died in 1997. His father was in early marriage not successful in business or work and the family … Continue reading

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Joshua Armitage

Joshua Armitage is a painter who painted scenes in Loughborough Junction. Here is a selection, I think from 2015/2016. http://www.josharmitage.co.uk/ Coldharbour 1   Coldharbour 111 Flaxman Road Eastlake Road Study Eastlake 11   Eastlake 111 Eastlake 1V    

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